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Apr 20, 2018
Naroda Patiya massacre: Maya Kodnani's acquittal exposes a justice system ineffectual against mob violenceMaya Kodnani’s acquittal follows a familiar pattern that raises serious doubts about India’s criminal justice system and exposes its inability to deal with crimes of collective nature.
Mar 23, 2018
Criminal justice system in India skewed against the poor; judiciary losing credibility due to repeated legal oversightsSuch miscarriages of justice run the entire gamut of the criminal justice system in India. Be it the police, investigators, advocates, media, even the judiciary — the weak and powerless find the system stacked against them.
Oct 12, 2017
Aarushi Talwar, Hemraj double murder case: How a contradicting CBI and an overlooking trial court caused travesty of justiceIt is a travesty of justice that the Talwars were found guilty by the court even when the agency that probed the case was not sure if it had enough evidence to establish their guilt.
Oct 12, 2017
Aarushi Talwar murder case: Verdict an eye-opener why India's criminal justice system needs an urgent overhaulThis verdict is a sad metaphor for the current state of the Indian criminal justice system.
May 07, 2016
Death row inmates as alive as dead bodies: Report highlights flaws in justice systemThe report also tries to bring out the fact that there are very serious and real social costs to the experience that prisoners and their families go through.
Aug 01, 2014
Take steps to fast track criminal justice system: SC tells CentreThe Supreme Court Friday told the central government to take steps to fast-track the criminal justice system so that cases can be decided expeditiously instead of lingering for years.
Nov 14, 2013
SC expresses anguish over delays in criminal justice systemThe court said this after a convict in a dowry death case had to wait nearly 13 years before his appeal was decided by the Punjab and Haryana High Court while the apex court took another nine years before giving a ruling 11 November.
Aug 12, 2013
US Attorney General Holder proposes changes to criminal justice systemHolder said he is mandating a change to Justice Department policy so that low-level, non-violent drug offenders with no ties to large-scale organizations, gangs or cartels won't be charged with offenses that impose mandatory minimum sentences.